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Match Preview | Bristol Rovers

1 May 2023

Match Previews

Match Preview | Bristol Rovers

1 May 2023

Shrewsbury Town welcome Bristol Rovers to Montgomery Waters Meadow on Tuesday night in the Sky Bet League One for their final home game of the season. Kick-off is at 7:45pm.

On Saturday, Salop were beaten 3-0 by Sheffield Wednesday. Michael Smith scored all three goals for the Owls.

Meanwhile, Bristol Rovers faced Peterborough United away with the game ending in a goalless draw.

Earlier in the season, the game at the Memorial Stadium finished 1-1.

There have been 70 meetings between the sides, with 21 ending in victory for Shrewsbury, 17 draws and 32 in defeat. 

Name: Bristol Rovers

Stadium: Memorial Stadium

Founded: 1883

Owner: Wael al-Qadi

Manager: Joey Barton

Record league win: 7-0. Most recent – 7-0 vs Scunthorpe, League Two, 7th May 2022.

Record league defeat: 0-12 vs Luton Town, Division Three South, 13th April 1936.

Highest league finish: 6th in Division Two, 1955/1956 & 1958/1959 season.

One to watch: Aaron Collins

Striker Aaron Collins has 16 goals in the league this season, making him top scorer for the club. Collins was also recently named the League One Player of the Season at the EFL Awards 2023. The Welsh forward was previously at Forest Green Rovers before making the switch to Bristol Rovers in June 2021.


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